In spring of 1913, Albert Kahn‘s photographers arrived in a multicultural city at a huge turning point of its history. Salonica (or Thessaloniki in formal greek) was no more a part of the Ottoman Empire which was collapsing in the Balkans…
Here is a part of BBC’s documentary with the first true-colour photographs ever taken of the Bride of the Thermaic Gulf. Early true-colour photographs of Thessaloniki at the dawn of 20th century.
Clip taken from BBC’s Documentary:
“Edwardians in Colour: The Wonderful World of Albert Kahn – Episode 3”
- The Edwardians In Colour – 03 – Europe on the Brink (PART 1)
- The Edwardians In Colour – 03 – Europe on the Brink (PART 2)
- The Edwardians In Colour – 03 – Europe on the Brink (PART 3)